4th International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry
From May 8th to 10th, 2017 – Ben Guérir - UM6P Congress Center


Previous editions / SYMPHOS 2013



The 2nd edition of the International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry was an outstanding success. Over a thousand experts and decision makers from major players in the phosphate industry were present this year. Researchers, scientists, engineers, academics and industry professionals from around the world came together to share and exchange information about the latest innovative developments in the phosphate industry


6 plenary conferences were led by renowned experts and specialists from different fields of our industry.

10 high-level keynotes.

140 Presentations around 15 topics covering a wide range of professions and sectors of interest to the phosphate industry.

5 conference-debates on innovation issue showcasing the guidelines and ethics of writing scientific publications.


10 workshops related to the phosphate industry starting from the challenges of extraction to chemistry and covering all related topics


9 practical and topical courses intended for the phosphate industry key players.

Novelty shows

4 sessions of Novelty Shows were presented at the 2nd edition with all the technical and logistical resources required.

These sessions were a real opportunity for companies wishing to showcase their innovations in an appropriate environment and in front of an informed public. Beyond a participation in an international event, the Novelty Shows have represented a real opportunity for communication, exchange and presentation of its technology and its know-how to the attending industrialists and also to a wider audience thanks to the media coverage on both national and international scales.

Symphos TV

One of the main innovations of the 2nd edition of SYMPHOS was the creation of the SYMPHOS TV. 6 talk shows were scheduled around different topics related to the phosphate industry. They brought together participants from 5 continents, as well as innovative projects holders who have been able to present their new products or services.

Exhibition booths

103 exhibition booths have been dedicated to the leaders of the phosphate industry, namely, engineers, equipment manufacturers, suppliers and others.

B2B meetings

More than 2,100 meetings were held during SYMPHOS 2013.